heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Brenner et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006.Publication:
Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 161.
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Sulfitobacter Sorokin 1996.Publication:
Yoon JH, Kang SJ, Lee MH, Oh TK. Description of Sulfitobacter donghicola sp. nov., isolated from seawater of the East Sea in Korea, transfer of Staleya guttiformis Labrenz et al. 2000 to the genus Sulfitobacter as Sulfitobacter guttiformis comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Sulfitobacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1788-1792.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Stalyea".
Staleya is the correct name instead if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 1; DSM: 1; JCM: 1.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1